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calculate

cal·cu·late

calculate

 
 
pronunciation:
kael ky leIt
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part of speech: verb
inflections: calculated, calculates, calculating
definition: to add, subtract, multiply, or divide in order to find an answer to a number question.
He calculated the cost of a dozen oranges at fifty cents each.
 
synonyms:
compute, figure, measure
similar words:
add, divide, estimate, multiply, subtract, tally
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